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us: Cromwell, Adelaide M.

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  • Variants

    • us: Gulliver, Adelaide Cromwell
    • us: Hill, Adelaide Cromwell
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1919-11-27
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Pennsylvania
        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
        • Organization: (naf) Boston University
    • Gender

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Educators
          (lcsh) Sociologists
            (lcsh) Social workers
        • Sources

          • found: Her An African Victorian feminist, 1986: t.p. (Adelaide M. Cromwell, Afro-American Studies Program, Boston U.)
          • found: Dynamics of the African/Afro-American connection, 1987: CIP t.p. (Adelaide M. Cromwell) data sheet (b. 11/27/19)
          • found: WW Amer. women, 1970/71 (Hill, Adelaide Cromwell; b. 11/27/19) 1983/84 (Gulliver, Adelaide Cromwell)
          • found: LC database, 10/28/94 (hdg.: Cromwell, Adelaide M., Hill, Adelaide Cromwell)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 5, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cromwell, Adelaide McGuinn; educator, sociologist, social worker. She was born 27 November 1919 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States; earned her AB in Sociology from Smith College (1940); her MA in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania (1941); a social work certificate from Bryn Mawr (1941-1943); and her doctorate in sociology from Harvard (1943-1946). She was administrative director, and later director of the Boston University African studies program of the sociology department (1951, 1969). Her honors include appointments to the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Board of Foreign Scholarships, the Massachusetts Advisory Committee on Correction (1955-1968); and honorary degrees from the University of Southeastern Massachusetts (1971), George Washington University (1989), and Boston University (1995). She was awarded the Smith College Medal (1971) and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History Life Achievement Award (1999))
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